Community

Sylvan Lake Christmas Bureau team prepared donation bags during the initiative last year. Submitted photo

Community support for Christmas Bureau in full force

Lakers collecting donations to spread joy this holiday season

Mr. and Mrs. Claus at this morning’s Candy Cane Tea event. Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News

Over 300 residents attended Saturday morning’s Candy Cane Tea

Santa cruised through town for annual parade followed by fireworks Nov. 27

The Santa’s Anonymous program accepts donations of cash and new, unwrapped toys year-round in preparation for the holiday season. File photo
The Santa’s Anonymous program accepts donations of cash and new, unwrapped toys year-round in preparation for the holiday season. File photo
Kelly McMillan / Submitted photo

Local cafe seeking contributions for natural reserve

Planting and protecting native trees in Colombia to improve biodiversity

Kelly McMillan / Submitted photo
Friends of Bethany volunteers pose for a photo alongside the fully decorated Giving Tree. The tree is decorated with tags detailing the wish list of residents at Bethany Sylvan Lake. Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News
Friends of Bethany volunteers pose for a photo alongside the fully decorated Giving Tree. The tree is decorated with tags detailing the wish list of residents at Bethany Sylvan Lake. Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News
The ornament to be hidden around Sylvan Lake. Submitted photo
The ornament to be hidden around Sylvan Lake. Submitted photo
(Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News)

Top year for Smile Cookie Campaign

Over a decade of Lakers supporting local ambulatory care

(Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News)
Joe Spichtig / Submitted photos

Facts and checklist before heading to ice

While out fishing on the lake, there are certain recommendations to keep…

Joe Spichtig / Submitted photos
Town of Sylvan Lake / Facebook photo

Town closes count on Pumpkin Trail

Halloween decorations now being repurposed

Town of Sylvan Lake / Facebook photo
Leah Gamroth with Girl Guide leaders, from left, Lynne Tirpak, Judy Scanland, Tamara Neilly, and Sandi Lapp.

Laker girl guide third Brownie to achieve all 50 badges

Leah Gamroth showed persistent growth throughout past two years

Leah Gamroth with Girl Guide leaders, from left, Lynne Tirpak, Judy Scanland, Tamara Neilly, and Sandi Lapp.
Jen Baliant / Submitted photo

Annual Coats for Kids program returns to offer warmer winter

Gently used coat donations are welcomed until season end

Jen Baliant / Submitted photo
Pumpkin Trail. (Town of Sylvan Lake / Facebook photo)

Add your Halloween pumpkins to Pumpkin Trail

Town aims to surpass last year’s numbers

Pumpkin Trail. (Town of Sylvan Lake / Facebook photo)
Hot dogs served to attendees. Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News
Hot dogs served to attendees. Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News
CP Holiday train at Port Haney Wharf. (Colleen Flanagan-THE NEWS)

CP Holiday Train goes virtual again for 2021, no stops in B.C. or Alberta

The 23rd annual event would have stopped in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows

CP Holiday train at Port Haney Wharf. (Colleen Flanagan-THE NEWS)
4-H Canada Logo

November 3 is national Show Your 4-H Colours Day

Show Your 4-H Colours Day is a national celebration put on by 4-H Canada

4-H Canada Logo
Corey Kozack poses in the entrance of the Haunted Barn of Grandview. Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer.

The Haunted Barn of Grandview celebrates another spooktacular Halloween season

The Haunted Barn continues to grow and has proven immensely popular in its third year.

Corey Kozack poses in the entrance of the Haunted Barn of Grandview. Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer.
Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News

Bible study and skateboarding a unique combination for young adults

Incline Industries offering safe space to unwind thoughts while improving boarding skills

Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News
Sylvan Lake Municipal Library’s Little Free Pantry (Submitted photo)
Sylvan Lake Municipal Library’s Little Free Pantry (Submitted photo)
Otters, Timberwolves, and Explorers tidied garbage from shorelines around Sylvan Lake.

Sylvan Lake youngsters out and about to make town cleaner

Sylvan Lake’s Timberwolves, Explorers, and Otters met two days late last month…

Otters, Timberwolves, and Explorers tidied garbage from shorelines around Sylvan Lake.